adj. [L. ex, out of; palpus, feeler]
Lacking palpi; expalpate.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • epalpate — (ˈ)ē+ adjective Etymology: e + palpate : lacking palpi * * * epalpate, a. Ent. (iːˈpælpət) [f. e prefix3 + L. palpus the soft palm of the hand, in mod.L. a feeler.] Having no palpi or feelers. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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